HIPAA Compliant Practice Management Software: A Must-Have for Healthcare Professionals

Practice management software has been a game changer for healthcare providers in managing their practices efficiently and effectively. It has become an essential component of healthcare administration, providing a comprehensive solution to managing patient records, scheduling appointments, billing and insurance claims, and other administrative tasks. Simply put, a PMS is a software application designed to manage the day-to-day activities of a medical [...]

2023-07-24T14:46:16-04:00June 7th, 2023|

5 HIPAA Considerations for Healthcare Business Consultants

Although HIPAA is frequently discussed, it’s also often misunderstood. This is because HIPAA applies to a wide variety of businesses, making it difficult to understand how it applies to your specific business. As a healthcare business consultant, you must take measures to ensure HIPAA compliance. The steps below can help you ensure your business is HIPAA compliant. Security risk assessments, gap identification, [...]

2023-07-24T14:48:34-04:00June 6th, 2023|

Unveiling the Consequences of Inappropriate Access to Medical Records – A HIPAA Privacy Rule Violation

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule requires healthcare organizations to protect the privacy of patient medical records and other health information. Violating the HIPAA Privacy Rule can have severe consequences, not just for healthcare providers but also for patients. HIPAA Privacy Rule violations such as inappropriate access to medical records can be prevented with a few simple steps. [...]

2023-07-25T09:38:22-04:00April 5th, 2023|

10 Tips for Protecting Patient Health Information in the Workplace

Protecting patient health information in the workplace involves employees following practical measures so that a covered entity is compliant. Below are ten HIPAA compliant tips for protecting patient protected health information (PHI) in the healthcare workplace. Take steps to minimize the risk of unauthorized access by implementing access controls  Provide training on PHI handling, for employees who perform healthcare administrative functions  Be mindful of when patient [...]

2023-08-07T14:43:49-04:00October 22nd, 2019|